Marine Rigging for Sailboat Owners
Starts: May 8 2010 - 8:30am
Ends: May 8 2010 - 12:30pm
Thomaston, ME 04861
Find the most relevant rigging topics for boat owners int his four-hour course. There will be an emphasis on safety and the demands of the marine environment. Topics covered will include:Liifelines: inspections, and options in materials and terminations; Going Aloft, Standing Rigging: inspection and explanation of materials and terminations; Running Rigging: Inspections and the different materials available; Roller Furler troubleshooting; and Rig Tuning. There will also be hands on assembly of mechanical fittings for standing rigging, dye penetrant tests of swage fittings, and a demonstration of a standard double braid eye splice.